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Challenging paradigms on two wheels - Women in Afghanistan

Challenging paradigms on two wheels - Women in Afghanistan

Por Elisabet Díaz Sanmartín · 07 mar 2016

For decades, Afghan women have been depicted hiding beneath their burkas – faceless, voiceless and lacking identities of their own. Today, prejudice against women poses a tougher challenge for the Afghan Women’s Cycling Team than any competition. Despite the fact that incessant war is slowing down significant advances in all aspects of Afghan society, keeping up the struggle – and keeping their feet on the pedals – is the only option for these women.

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